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Swedish Island Serves Eco-Friendly Food

Swedish Island Serves Eco-Friendly Food

Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 - 06:00
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Lidö, a Swedish low-emission island, has launched a special menu dedicated for the fans of eco-friendly food interested in experimenting cuisines of different cultures with a low-carbon print.

Earlier this year, Neste, a Swedish renewable energy product producer, has launched carbon emission-free holidays to the Lidö Island, which is designed to provide a maximum sustainability, the German News Agency reported. Visitors of the island live in special cottages that have no running water, and are are covered with PV panels, and use renewable energy for cooking and heating.

The emission-free menu, which is available only in this island, is created by Chef Jonas Svensson, who considers not only the plate content, but also how it is produced and transported. The enlisted plates are all sustainable, produced locally, cooked with low energy and zero waste, and transported in vehicles powered with low-carbon fossil fuel. The menu is composed of three meals including appetizers like onions, potato, and pickles; and a main course of cabbage seasoned with fennel, and dill.

The Lidö Island is not the only place where you can find sustainable food. The state of California in the US has been funding a campaign to encourage more restaurants to serve carbon-free meals.

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